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Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Net worth, Pictures

Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Net worth, Pictures

Today let’s loot at Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography, Age, Family, Education etc.

Muhammad came to prominence after being appointed as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by president Muhammadu Buhari.

Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography
Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Tanko Ibrahim Mohammed is a Nigerian jurist and justice of the supreme court of Nigeria born on December 31, 1953.

Muhammad came to prominence after being appointed as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by president Muhammadu Buhari.

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Justice Walter Onnoghen was suspended and Tanko Muhammad became the next in line but the question remains is it right for the president to remove the sitting CJN or not? lets get to know.

According to the Nigerian constitution, a sitting CJN can only be unseat by the president only if two two-thirds majority members of the senate are in support.

Nevertheless, here is everything you need to know about the acting CJN from his biography, profile to his date of birth, origin and career.

Early Life & Education

Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography
Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography

Hon. Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR, JSC was born on the 31st of December 1953. He hails from Doguwa, Giade Local Government Area of Bauchi State. He attended primary school at Giade Primary School from 1961 to 1968. He proceeded to Government Secondary School, Azare from 1969 to 1973. His Lordship then proceeded to Abdullahi Bayero University College, Kano for his IJMB from 1975 to 1976. After a successful completion of his course, His Lordship got admission to read Law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1976 to 1980. He attended Nigerian Law School from 1980 to 1981. In furtherance of his educational career, His Lordship went back to the prestigious ABU, Zaria for his Masters Degree in Law (LLM) on Part Time basis, from 1982 to 1984. In order to update himself in the field of Law, His Lordship went back to ABU, Zaria in 1987 to 1998 and obtained his Doctorate Degree (PHD) in Law, also on Part Time basis.

Hon. Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR,JSC was appointed as Magistrate Grade II in 1982 to 1984 with Bauchi State Judiciary. He rose to Senior Magistrate Grade II from 1984 to 1986. His Lordship was appointed as the Provost, College of Legal and Islamic Studies, Bauchi from 1986 to 1989. He was appointed Chief Magistrate/Deputy Chief Registrar, High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from 1990 to 1991. From 1991 to 1993, he served as a Kadi (Judge) of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Bauchi State. His Lordship was elevated to the position of Justice of the Court of Appeal from 1993 to 2006. His Lordship was appointed as Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in the year 2006 and was sworn-in on the 8th of January 2007.  He became the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman National Judicial Council on Wednesday, 24th July, 2019.

Career

Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad Biography
Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Tanko started his career as a magistrate in 1982 after being called to bar. From there, he rose to the position of senior magistrate grade II from 1984 to 1986 and was appointed the provost, College of Legal and Islamic Studies, Bauchi from 1986 to 1989.

Muhammad was appointed as Chief magistrate of the high court of Federal Territory in 1990, a position which he held till 1991 when he became a judge of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Bauchi state.

The acting CJN was elevated to the position of Justice of the court of appeal in 1993 where he served til 2006.

Tanko Mohammed was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in the year 2006 and was sworn in on January 8, 2007.

Brief Biography of New CJN Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed:

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed – Born on December 31, 1953 in Bauchi State .

1. First PhD holder to become CJN

2. Studied Law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1976 to 1980

3. Called to the Bar in 1981

4. Master’s Degree in Law (LLM) from ABU Zaria on a part-time basis, from 1982 to 1984

5. Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Law from ABU Zaria, also on a part-time basis from 1987 to 1998.

6. Magistrate Grade II from 1982 to 1984 with Bauchi State Judiciary

7. Senior Magistrate Grade II from 1984 to 1986

8. Provost, College of Legal and Islamic Studies, Bauchi from 1986 to 1989.

9. Chief Magistrate/Deputy Chief Registrar, High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from 1990 to 1991

10. Khadi (Judge) of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Bauchi State1991 to 1993.

11. Justice of the Court of Appeal from 1993 to 2006

12. Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2006 (sworn in on the 8th of January 2007), the appointment he holds till date

13. Ag CJN, being the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court on 25 January 2019

14. Lifestyle – Very simple, humble, Incorruptible, never been mentioned in any scandal within or outside the judiciary; his name has never been dragged into any controversy, neither anybody or litigant has mentioned him in any petition throughout his judicial careers

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